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Welcome to Hotel Fort Des Moines, Curio Collection by Hilton

The Premiere Hotel in Des Moines

Step back into history and celebrate the return of an icon, a place where celebrities like Elvis and Johnny Cash once stayed. Our newly renovated hotel dates back to 1919 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Experience a prime location and personalized services at the only AAA 4 Diamond hotel in Des Moines.
Stay in the center of downtown Des Moines, near the Des Moines Civic Center, Iowa Events Center, and less than a mile from the Wells Fargo Arena. Des Moines International Airport and The Iowa State Capitol are less than 10 minutes away, and we're 15 minutes from the Iowa State Fairgrounds.
  • 1 King Bed at Hotel Fort Des Moines
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    1 King Bed

    Our single king-sized bed guest room blends modern class with historic charm to create an inviting, relaxing, and luxurious experience. Amenities include: HDTV, Bluetooth alarm clock radio with MP3 connection, chair and ottoman, work desk, and a two-line phone with voicemail.
  • 2 Queen Beds
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    2 Queen Beds

    Our room with two queen-sized beds is beautifully decorated and includes HDTV, Bluetooth alarm clock radio with MP3 connection, chair and ottoman, work desk, two-line phones with voicemail, in-room safe, coffeemaker, mini-fridge, iron with ironing board, and a hairdryer.
  • 1 King Bed Corner Room
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    1 King Bed Corner Room

    Our spacious king-sized bed corner room provides more space to unwind and natural light to enjoy the views of downtown Des Moines. Amenities include: HDTV, Bluetooth alarm clock radio with MP3 connection, chair and ottoman, work desk, two-line phone with voicemail, and in-room safe.
  • 1 King Bed With Writer’s Nook
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    1 King Bed With Writer’s Nook

    Need some time to yourself? Our king bed hideaway room is the perfect space. Our unique writer's nook features a cozy, all-brick sitting area for guests to relax and unwind in peace. Additional amenities include: HDTV, Bluetooth alarm clock radio with MP3 connection, chair and ottoman, and work desk.
  • 1 King Bed Studio Suite
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    1 King Bed Studio Suite

    Whether you are entertaining guests, vacationing with the family, or looking to catch up with old friends, our King Studio Suite can meet your needs. With a large sitting area and sofa, our studio offers the perfect amount of space. Additional amenities include: HDTV and Bluetooth alarm clock radio.
  • 2 Queen Beds Studio Suite
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    2 Queen Beds Studio Suite

    Our studio suite with two queen beds offers space for the whole family. Amenities include: sitting area, HDTV, Bluetooth alarm clock radio with MP3 connection, chair and ottoman, work desk, two-line phones with voicemail, in-room safe, coffeemaker, mini-fridge, iron with ironing board, and a hairdryer.
  • 1 King One-Bedroom Presidential Suite
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    1 King One-Bedroom Presidential Suite

    Using preserved materials and artifacts that are original to the 1918 construction, guests will feel that they have stepped into the era of prohibition. This two room suite offers 1.5 baths, a small kitchenette with microwave, refrigerator and wet bar, dining area and fireplace.
  • 1 King Bed Mobility Accessible With Bathtub
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    1 King Bed Mobility Accessible With Bathtub

    This mobility accessible standard room features one king-sized bed and an accessible tub.
  • 1 King Bed Hearing Accessible
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    1 King Bed Hearing Accessible

    This hearing accessible standard room features one king bed. The room also has a visual alarm, and notification devices for the doorbell or door knock and incoming telephone calls.
  • King Bedroom Suite Mobility/Hearing Accessible with Roll-In Shower
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    King Bedroom Suite Mobility/Hearing Accessible with Roll-In Shower

    This mobility and hearing accessible standard suite features one king bed, and a roll-in shower. The room also has a visual alarm, and notification devices for the doorbell or door knock and incoming telephone calls.
  • 2 Queen Mobility Accessible w/ Roll In Shower
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    2 Queen Mobility Accessible w/ Roll In Shower

    This mobility accessible standard room features two queen-sized beds and a roll in shower.
  • Dine & Drink
    Proudfoot & Bird
    Featuring handmade pastas, humanely raised poultry, waterfowl, prime cuts of beef, sustainably caught seafood and locally sourced produce, Proudfoot & Bird's menu consists of world class fare. Timeless cocktails, local/regional beer selections, and a carefully curated list of award-winning wines have been chosen to pair perfectly with our culinary vision.
    Proudfoot & Bird at Hotel Fort Des Moines
  • Dine & Drink

    Hobnob Coffee and Wine Bar

    With an ambiance blending the casual European countryside and approachable elegance, this is a space to be enjoyed for everything from carefully prepared beverages consisting of locally roasted coffee to a quiet rendezvous, inclusive of memorable conversation, sharable cuisine, and award-winning wines. Open seven days a week.
    Hobnob Coffee and Wine Bar at Dine & Drink
  • Grand Ballroom at Hotel Fort Des Moines
    Meetings & Weddings

    Grand Ballroom

    The Grand Ballroom is an iconic, historic event venue in Des Moines, and can comfortably host up to 270 guests.
  • Wedgewood Ballroom at Hotel Fort Des Moines
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    Wedgewood Ballroom

    A more intimate ballroom space to impress a banquet of 80 guests, a ceremony for 150, or a cocktail reception for 120.
  • Walnut Boardroom at Hotel Fort Des Moines
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    Walnut Boardroom

    Providing the finest in luxury furnishings, the Walnut Boardroom has built in table connectivity, a 56" television, and can host up to 14 guests.
  • Prefunction Space at Hotel Fort Des Moines
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    Prefunction Space

    The large prefunction space provides a balcony view of the hotel's living room and is ideal for cocktail receptions, vendor tables, or a unique dinner setting.
  • Courtyard at Hotel Fort Des Moines
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    Courtyard

    The Courtyard allows for intimate outdoor gatherings of up to 100 guests, accessible from the Reading Room or the elegant staircase balcony of the Grand Ballroom.
  •  Reading Room at Hotel Fort Des Moines
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    Reading Room

    Feel like you are hosting an event in your home with our non-traditional Reading Room meeting space complete with fine décor and soft seating arrangements for up to 30 guests.
  • Study at Hotel Fort Des Moine
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    Study

    Adjacent to the Reading Room, our Study includes a custom-designed conference table for 20 guests with connectivity at each seat, ideal for meetings or a private dining service.
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The iconic Hotel Fort Des Moines has returned! We welcome you and your guests to discover what is inside.
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Traveler’s Insights

  • Does Hotel Fort Des Moines have parking?
    We offer valet parking for $33 at 10th street. Self-parking is available offsite.

    Does Hotel Fort Des Moines have parking?

  • Does Hotel Fort Des Moines offer free WiFi?
    Yes, we offer complimentary WiFi throughout the property, including rooms and common areas.

    Does Hotel Fort Des Moines offer free WiFi?

  • What attractions are nearby?
    • City Center: 0.30 miles
    • Historic East Village: 1.50 miles
    • Iowa State Capital: 1.60 miles
    • Wells Fargo Arena: 0.80 miles

    What attractions are nearby?

  • Is Hotel Fort Des Moines pet friendly?
    We do not allow pets at the hotel, unless the pet is a licensed service animal.

    Is Hotel Fort Des Moines pet friendly?

  • What is the smoking policy?
    A fee of up to 250 USD will be assessed for smoking in a non-smoking room. Please ask the Front Desk for locations of designated outdoor smoking areas.

    What is the smoking policy?

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